Preface.--Introduction.--Standards of the past in weight and currency.--The year and the indiction.--The land.--Chapters of English history before the conquest.--Rome Topics: Weights and measures, Money, Land tenure -- Great Britain, Great Britain -- History To 1066
byPalgrave, Francis, Sir, 1788-1861; Palgrave, Francis Turner, 1824-1897
v. l. General relations of mediæval Europe. The Carlovingian empire. The Danish expeditions in the Gauls. The establishment of Rollo. 1851.--v. 2. The three first dukes of Normandy: Rollo, Guillaume-Longue-Epée, and Richard-Sans-Peur. The Carlovingian line supplanted by the Capets. 1857.--v. 3. Richard-Sans-Peur. Richard Le-Bon. Richard III. Robert Le-Diable. William the Conqueror. 1864.--v. 4. William Rufus. Accession of Henry Beauclerc. 1864 Topics: Great Britain -- History Norman period, 1066-1154, Great Britain -- History To 1066, Normandy...
byBede, the Venerable, Saint, 673-735; Giles, J. A. (John Allen), 1808-1884
The life of Bede -- The book of the life and miracles of St. Cuthbert, bishop of Lindisfarne -- Lives of the holy abbots of Weremouth and Jarrow -- Life of the holy confessor Saint Felix -- Life of Saint Vedast, bishop of Arras -- Letters of the Venerable Bede -- Of the seven wonders of the world -- The book of holy places -- Appendix: A narrative of the translation of the body of St. Cuthbert from Lindisfarne to Durham -- A chronicle of the six ages of the world Topics: Great Britain -- Church history To 449 Sources, Great Britain -- Church history 449-1066 Sources,...
Surveys the known history of King Arthur, the legends and lore surrounding him, his treatment in literature, and the possible historical background of his associates and stories Topics: Arthur, King, Britons -- Kings and rulers, Arthurian romances, Folklore -- England, Great Britain...